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Teacher of 3D Design/Design and Technology

Teacher of 3D Design/Design and Technology

ECT/MPS/UPS

Possible TLR available for suitable candidate

September 2022

Waingels is a very successful 11 to 18 Comprehensive school serving its local community. Our successes and achievements can be attributed to our commitment to establish and grow a Better Never Stops culture, providing a safe, inclusive and rich learning environment where students feel safe and valued. We set high standards and expect all our students and staff to be respectful, kind, resilient and proud of our school, our achievements and our community.  The successful candidate will join a highly motivated department and will have the opportunity to teach at KS3, 4 and 5.

Our values underpin our “Waingels Ready” expectations that we have for everyone within the Waingels community.  These expectations form the basis of everything we do, and everything we believe in as a school and as a community. 

We are seeking an enthusiastic and innovative teacher who has the ability to teach 3D Design/Design and Technology in KS3, KS4 and KS5. Students thrive on our practical curriculum. Projects ensure students are equipped with a wide range of wood and metal work skills as well more modern techniques such as CAD. Across the key stages themes currently include lighting design, mobile phone holders, pewter casting, architecture regeneration and sculpture park attraction development. Workshops are well equipped and include a laser cutter, 3D printer, braising hearth, Hegner saws and lathes.

The Art and Design department contains a wealth of subject specialists, at GCSE we deliver separate specialisms in 3D Design, Fine Art, Graphics, Photography and Textiles. The team, which includes our technician, is a passionate, respected and supportive department. We are looking to appoint someone who is confident that they can deliver high quality lessons within a workshop environment. The successful candidate will be able to feed into the wider character of our department.

We welcome applications from experienced teachers and ECTs with full support given throughout the ECT induction period.

If you feel your values and ethos align with ours, this is an exciting opportunity for you! We are looking for someone with energy and vision that is ambitious for themselves and the young people of the school. You will have a growth mindset and believe in offering a supportive and dynamic curriculum with a core focus on 3D Design/Design Technology using our dedicated facilities.

You will be:

  • An excellent and flexible teacher of 3D Design or Design Technology
  • Able to teach Design Technology or 3D Design at KS3 and 4
  • Have experience of teaching Design Technology/3D Design in a workshop setting
  • Innovative in your approach to teaching.

Working with us offers you the opportunity to;

  • Join a positive school where effort and success is celebrated
  • Engage in excellent and personalised professional development opportunities
  • Have the support of a dynamic leadership team to ‘take risks’ in a supportive environment

Our staff and students are proud of our school and we would be happy to welcome you if you would like to come and have a closer look. Please feel free to contact us for an informal conversation about this exciting role. Please telephone the college on 0118 969 0336 or email the Principal’s Personal Assistant, Karen Tagg, on Tagktg@waingels.wokingham.sch.uk

Download an application pack from our website www.waingels.wokingham.sch.uk

Applications should be submitted as soon as possible.  Applications will be reviewed as they are received and interviews arranged accordingly.

The college is committed to safeguarding, equal opportunities and to promoting the welfare of all staff and students

Application Pack

Application Form

Welcome Brochure